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Why the G8 is made for campaigners
While there wasn’t anywhere near enough political will at Camp David, Los Cabos, or Rio, the growing insistence of civil society, north and south, especially young people, was undeniable.
At the G8 Summit last weekend, President Obama announced the goal of helping 50 million people lift themselves out of poverty, but G8 plans do not match the plans of developing countries and the needs of their small-scale farmers.
Porter McConnell is the Oxfam policy lead for the G8 Camp David summit. This Friday, G8 leaders are making a big announcement on food security. We expect the launching of a new initiative. Past summits haven’t always had development on the agenda, and the US hosts deserve credit for making sure food security is front […]